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Cisco VPN for iPhone?

The much anticipated Software Development Kit could be announced in just a matter of days.  The iPhone and iPod Touch SDK will kick off a new round of third-party application development. This might be the right time for Cisco and Apple to collaborate on a Virtual Private Network (VPN) client for iPhone. VPN connections provide a secure gateway to corporate networks and corporate e-mail. VPN for iPhone would be a giant step towards the business market. 

Cisco VPN gateways support the iPhone

Submitted by jheary on Thu, 12/13/2007 – 3:55pm.

So you have your shiny cool new iPhone. You’re addicted to their very cool web browser. Now you want to be able to surf to your internal home or corporate networks using VPN right? The embedded iPhone VPN client works over both Wi-Fi and EDGE network connections. See full post > HERE



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Cisco and Apple about to enter your living-room?

~ Joe Panettieri

EXCERPT: What if this next-generation video conferencing technology — known as TelePresence — could be scaled down for use in your living room? Apparently, Apple is quite interested in making that dream a reality. If true, they should give Cisco Systems (CSCO) a call.

Several blogs are buzzing about Apple’s (AAPL) potential plan to transform AppleTV into an interactive platform featuring chat, video conferencing and other capabilities. AppleInsider has in-depth details. And TelePresenceOptions.com, another blog, is connecting the dots between Apple’s concept and the TelePresence market.

I have a slightly different take on the situation. For about a year now, I’ve been calling on Cisco and Apple to work far more closely together. The iPhone should be transformed into a strong device for unified communications — a big area of Focus for Cisco. And later, Cisco’s corporate TelePresence systems should integrate well with consumer-based systems.

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